Product Showcase Blog

The First Careful Steps Toward Smart Manufacturing

Publish Date: June 8, 2017
The question I keep hearing at conferences on smart manufacturing is, “What do I do first?” At one conference, an attendee raised his hand and said, “Everything you’re saying about the IoT and big data sounds great, but we’re just now moving from clipboards to Excel.”

'Super Sponge’ Removes Toxic Mercury from Lakes, Rivers

Publish Date: June 7, 2017
June 07, 2017

Did Trump Create the Bump in Reshoring?

Publish Date: June 7, 2017
During all of 2016, candidate Donald Trump harped on the loss of US manufacturing jobs, scolding companies for moving their production out of the country. As those complaints mounted, jobs actually started to return to the US. The trend accelerated through 2016 and into early 2017.

How's Your Water Level? Build a Wireless Depth Detector

Publish Date: June 7, 2017
Based on dual BMP280 pressure sensors and a KY-013, water, temperature sensor this project is intended for monitoring evaporative and decorative ponds, creeks or wells. The functionality could also find use in aquariums, hot tubs, or pools. The dual sensor implementation provides accuracy resolution down to ~0.05 inches of water with 0.8% variation per measurement.  

'Super Sponge’ Removes Toxic Mercury from Lakes, Rivers

Publish Date: June 7, 2017
Undoing damage that’s been done to the environment by industry and other human-created advances is top of mind for many scientific researchers. To that end, researchers at the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Sciences have developed a so-called “super sponge” that can clean up toxic mercury from large bodies of water such as lakes and rivers.

Did Trump Create the Bump in Reshoring?

Publish Date: June 6, 2017

Tektronix Unveils Powerful New Oscilloscope Family

Publish Date: June 6, 2017
June 06, 2017

What’s the Future of Medical Devices? Steve Wozniak Weighs In

Publish Date: June 6, 2017
Steve Wozniak will take the stage on June 13, at New York's Atlantic Design & Manufacturing event to discuss Apple, robotics, IoT, wearable